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June 16, 2009 4:12 PM

Grand ayatollah voices dismay over election, police response

Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri, a leader of the 1979 Islamic revolution who has feuded often with Khamenei and once vied with him for Iran's top position, released a sharp letter saying that "no one in their right mind can believe" the reported election results. Montazeri urged the military and police not to "sell their religion" by crushing the protests.

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